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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 35, 30 June 2014

Highlights

  • Nearly 10 million people are living as refugees or IDPs in the eastern Africa region.
  • Humanitarian situation worsening for IDPs in South Sudan and Darfur.
  • Kenya crackdown on illegal immigrants impacting livelihoods for urban refugees.
  • Over 400,000 displaced people require urgent assistance in volatile Katanga, south-eastern DRC.
  • Humanitarian situation in Somalia rapidly sliding into emergency, as funding remains critically low.
  • Regional agro-climatic outlook indicates increased likelihood of near-normal to belownormal rainfall in most parts of the region.
  • Renewed inter-communal conflict in Wajir and Mandera leaves over 80 people dead and more than 75,000 people displaced since May 2014.
  • World Humanitarian Summit preparations launched in eastern and southern Africa.
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
30 Jun 2014
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Conflict
Humanitarian Access
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)